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BROWN: Dear Hollywood: Smoking Deserves An ‘R’ Rating

A few weeks ago, my organization, the American Heart Association, and 16 other leading health and medical organizations sent a letter putting the six media companies behind the MPAA on the clock. We asked them to implement the R rating for movies depicti
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 21, 2017 17:17
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[Asia] Report: Where There’s Smoke, Israel Isn’t Doing Enough to Discourage It

Knesset Research and Information Center... took aim at Israel’s relatively low tobacco tax and poorly designed system for taxing tobacco. In particular, it pointed to the much lower rate for loose tobacco for rolling and cigarettes. The sales tax on a pa
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Sep 21, 2017 00:53
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[Canada] Minimum age to buy pot should be 21, Alberta Health Services suggests

Alberta Health Services is suggesting a minimum age of 21 for recreational marijuana purchases — and proposes the province use future legislation as an ''opportunity" to consider raising the ages to buy tobacco and liquor.
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:58
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[Canada] Drinking and tobacco age not on the table in marijuana talks: province

The NDP government says raising Alberta's legal age of 18 for drinking alcohol and smoking tobacco isn't being looked at as it develops its policies around legal marijuana. Alberta Health Services, in its written submission to the government's consultat
Calgary (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:57
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[California] Oakland bans flavored tobacco products

Flavored tobacco products such as menthol cigarettes, blunt wraps and e-cigarette, or vape materials, will be banned in Oakland as of next year. The Oakland City Council approved the ban Tuesday night. The ordinance, dubbed the “Oakland Children Smokin
East Bay (CA) Times
added Sep 20, 2017 23:50
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[UK] What would Cindy say? Supermodel Crawford's son Presley Gerber, 18, puffs away on a cigarette as he bonds with rising star sister Kaia, 16, in between hectic LFW schedule

Presley proved to be the only one smoking as Kaia and their pals sat comfortably on a bench.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:15
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[California] Oakland Gives Final Approval to Restrict Sale of Menthol Cigarettes and Other Flavored Tobacco

The No More Flavored Tobacco coalition comprises the African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), American Heart Association, American Lung Association in California, Americans for Nonsmoke
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 20, 2017 22:43
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[Asia-pacific] Malaysian NGOs submit petition against proposed reintroduction of kiddie cigarette packs

Experts say the high tax and ongoing anti-smoking campaigns championed by Malaysia's Health Ministry will fail if the public, especially youngsters, have easy access to the 10-stick "kiddie pack".
TODAYonline (sg)
added Sep 20, 2017 14:35
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Kids' Colds Linked to Asthma, Lung Problems Later

Researchers also aim to study how medications and exposure to second-hand smoke between respiratory infections may affect lung function and asthma.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 20, 2017 03:48
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[Hawaii] Council panel defers bill banning smoking in vehicles

Maui County Council committee members want to protect minors from secondhand smoke but have questions regarding enforcement and privacy issues surrounding a bill to ban smoking in cars when minors are present.
Maui News
added Sep 20, 2017 03:43
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